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Nursing Mother, Working Mother The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding Your Baby Before and after You Return to Work

ISBN-10: 1558323317

ISBN-13: 9781558323315

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Gale Pryor, Kathleen Huggins

List price: $14.95
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Essential advice and encouragement for the millions of breastfeeding mothers who work.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Harvard Common Press
Publication date: 4/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Science writer Gale Pryor is the author of Nursing Mother, Working Mother.

For more than twenty-five years, Kathleen Huggins, RN, MS, has dedicated her medical career to helping mothers care more effectively for their newborn babies. Kathleen is a Registered Nurse and has a Masters Degree in Perinatal Nursing from UC San Francisco. She moved to San Luis Obispo in 1980 with her young daughter to work at San Luis Obispo General Hospital. Quickly she became a community resource for breastfeeding mothers. In 1983, she founded the Breastfeeding Warmline, a telephone counseling service and soon after, one of the first breastfeeding clinics in the country.Kathleen authored "The Nursing Mother's Companion" in 1986 which quickly became a best-seller. It is now in its fifth edition and has sold over one million copies. She gave birth to her second child and wrote a second book, "The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning".Kathleen directed the SLO Breastfeeding Clinic for more than twenty years until her diagnosis of breast cancer and her retirement in 2004. In 2002, Kathleen opened Simply MaMa, a maternity and nursing boutique in downtown San Luis. She leads seminars on a variety of topics related to perinatal care and breastfeeding. She lives with her husband and son in San Luis Obispo.

A note about the term working mother
Bonding, Breastfeeding, and the Working Mother
Why Breastfeeding Is Important for You and Your Baby
Breastfeeding Basics
Life on Leave: The Fourth Trimester
Preparing to Go Back to Work
Baby's Lunch: Expressing, Storing, and Feeding Breast Milk
Your Return to the Outside World
Changing the World-One Nursing, Working Mother at a Time
Resources for Nursing, Working Mothers
Sample Proposal for Pumping Space
Selected References